No damage following 6.6 FSM earthquake

The National Weather Service on Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia says there are no reports of any damage following a 6.8 magnitude earthquake.

The US geological service said the quake was at a depth of 46 kilometres and was 54 kilometres of Fais, in Micronesia.

Forecaster Katherin Tun said the quake felt short and sharp, but no reports of damage had come in so far.

She said the location of the earthquake had been plotted and confirmed by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre but there had been no tsunami activity observed.